Trump's climate views are extreme, even for deniers
President Trump isolated himself by claiming that rising temperatures will suddenly reverse. Opponents of climate action have largely abandoned that rhetoric because it reveals a profound misunderstanding of greenhouse gases and their effect on the atmosphere.
After years of warnings, the 'new Arctic' has arrived
Scientists often speak of a "new Arctic" to describe the region's rapidly changing landscape. Temperatures are skyrocketing, sea ice is dwindling and many experts believe the far north is quickly transforming into something unrecognizable.
Earth hasn't warmed this fast in tens of millions of years
Scientists just completed one of the most comprehensive investigations of Earth's climate history — and the findings aren't favorable.
No 'hot pants': Sexist rules for women on Arctic expedition
Officials for the world's largest Arctic research mission instructed women to avoid wearing tight-fitting clothing on board a Russian ship. The episode reinforces long-standing sexism within the science community.
'Compound climate events' wallop California
A blistering heat wave is expected to engulf much of California this weekend, with temperatures potentially soaring as high as 115 degrees in the southern part of the state. The National Weather Service has warned of an elevated risk of wildfires, even as firefighters work to contain blazes already burning across the state.